Smyth County Genealogical Society 

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The mission of SCGS is to preserve and provide access to documents containing genealogical and historical information as well as assist people researching their family roots in Smyth County, Virginia. To fulfill this mission, we provide the following services:

Name Search

COMING SOON: a name index for the documents we have available.


Go to our Projects page for information about the document digitization and transcription efforts we have underway or have completed. Where appropriate, this page provides access to transcriptions and/or images of the documents or information on how to obtain copies. You can also find out how to contribute to these projects.

Research Forum

Search for information or start a discussion in our research forum.

Research Services

Among our members we have researchers experienced in locating documents and information available in Smyth County. We would be pleased to assist you. Depending on the nature of your research, we may require a nominal fee. Send a request to  with a description of what you need, and we will let you know how we can help.
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